4 weeks DOH conducting probe on P18.5-billion overstocked medicines MB
By Analou De Vera The Department of Health (DOH) said that it is already conducting an investigation on the overstocking of medicines worth P18.5 billion, which was recently flagged by the Commission on Audit (COA). Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III (CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that the DOH’s legal department was already conducting a probe on the issue. “We have ordered the investigation and pinpointing the accountabilities, whether from the program managers and all the way up, as to why this happened,  along with the delay in the distribution,” said Duque. Duque ... more